May 17, 1966 – Bob Dylan performs Visions of Johanna, solo acoustic
Try imagining someone hearing this song for the first time, rendered by Dylan in top form
Love songs have been a part of music since, well, forever. Many are light or even trite, while some others can be truly moving.
But when it came to popular music in modern times, there were songs about falling in love, falling out of love, being a teenager in love, or a teenager being dumped, occasionally letting someone down easy, or telling them to “hit the road, Jack.”
And then there came Visions of Johanna.
Read the full essay and hear the song HERE
photo: Mark Makin who took the only photos from the concert, getting “